Rankings Report
4/30/2017
You can tell just how well Kevin Chappell has been playing over his first 180 starts by the fact that with just one win he’s suddenly ranked No. 23 in the world. He jumped 18 spots from No. 41 with the victory, giving the United States 11 of the top 25 players in the world. Fellow American Br...
Blixt/Smith Lead Zurich
4/30/2017
Winds gusting to 36 miles per hour haven’t slowed down the team of Sweden’s Jonas Blixt and Australia’s Cameron Smith, who have yet to score a bogey in the Zurich Classic, leading by four strokes through three days. Alternating shots, the duo shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday. “It’s like going ba...
Wiesberger wins Shenzen Pen
4/30/2017
Germany’s Bernd Wiesberger held off a remarkable closing kick by England’s Tommy Fleetwood to win the Shenzhen International at Genzon Golf Club last Sunday. Wiesberger was three shots ahead of his closest competitors and eight shots ahead of Fleetwood after 54 holes. However Fleetwood fired a 6...
Molinari wins Trophee Hassan
4/19/2017
Italy’s Edoardo Molinari used a clutch eagle on No. 18 to force a playoff, then beat Ireland’s Paul Dunne on the first hole of it to take the Trophee Hassan II title on Sunday, his first European Tour win in seven years. It certainly seemed like the playoff would continue to at least a second hole...
Wesley Bryan Rises into top 40
4/19/2017
Once known solely as a trick-shot artist, Wesley Bryan jumped into the real world of golf with his win at the RBC Heritage on Sunday, and into the top 40 in the Official World Golf Rankings. Bryan rose from 73rd to 37th with his victory at Hilton Head in his home state of South Carolina last Sun...
DJ and US Opens
4/12/2017
Nobody exactly knows what Dustin Johnson’s injury is, but that’s not stopping the Las Vegas oddsmakers from making him their guy. Johnson opened as the favorite to win the US Open which runs June 15-18 in Erin Hills, Wisconsin. Johnson is 8 to 1, followed closely by Rory McIlroy at 9 to 1 and...
Sergio Rises to no.7 post -masters
4/12/2017
Masters winner Sergio Garcia jumped four spots from 11th to 7th after winning the Masters on Sunday, with runner-up Justin Rose right behind him at No. 8. In taking his first Major win ever, Garcia has risen six spots since the end of 2016. Rose climbed from 14th to eighth as Adam Scott and Alex...
Trivia & Takeaways Fr. The Master '17
4/12/2017
The 2017 Masters is 72 hours in the books, but the events that comprised it are still being turned over and investigated by the powers that be in golf. Here’s a look at some of the top trivia and takeaways from last weekend at Augusta National. An anonymous online gambler celebrated almost as mu...
A brief History of Sergio Major Misses
4/11/2017
On Sunday, Sergio Garcia won his first Major on Sunday, winning the Masters with a playoff victory over Justin Rose. Previously. Garcia had piled up six second or third-place finishes at Majors, but had never been particularly close at Augusta; his previous best was a tie fourth in 2004. Here...
Justin, Sergio Tied For Masters Lead
4/9/2017
Justin Rose could make it back-to-back victories for Queen and Country for the first time in 27 years. Sergio Garcia is looking to shake a career-long monkey off of his back. Garcia has never won a Major. Rose won the 2013 US Open and the 2016 Olympic Gold Medal. Both men are at 6-under, with...
American Hoffman Leads Masters After 18
4/7/2017
Charley Hoffman, the American who looks more at home tapping a keg than a birdie putt, raced to a 4-stroke lead after 18 holes at The Masters on Thursday by firing a 7-under 65. He put the field in his rear view mirror with a four-birdie stretch between holes 14-17. William McGirt was the only m...
Best Masters 2017 Pairings Revealed
4/5/2017
The 2017 Masters Tournament kicks off Thursday at Augusta National. All eyes will be on defending champion Danny Willett as he seeks to defend his title while there are compelling stories up and down the field. Here’s a quick look at the best pairings for Thursday and Friday’s opening rounds at...
Henley Jumps 56 spots with Sho win
4/5/2017
American Russell Henley rose from 117th to 61st in the world with his win at the Shell Houston Open, which also earned him a berth in the Masters this week. He has risen 67 spots since the end of 2016. The top six spots remained the same in this week’s Official World Golf Rankings, while Jus...